IL Clinics Prepare for More Patients if Roe v. Wade is Overturned

If trigger laws in surrounding sttes go into effect, said Brandi Collins-Calhoun, senior movement engagement associate for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, local Illinois abortion funds would be stretched thin with more out-of-state patients — who also would have travel and lodging expenses as well as lost wages.

“We’re seeing clinics require a two-week quarantine for out-of-state patients right now because of COVID,” she said. “So with Illinois, they’ll be well over their capacity of funding and support once the trigger laws go into effect.”

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